Christmas Celebrations by the Biggest Corporates

Christmas trees, sparkling lights, hot chocolate, lots of gifts and gratitude - that’s what the holiday season is all about. Although it falls in the end of the month, the contagious spirit of Christmas can be felt throughout the month of December. Let the holiday season begin! Here’s how the biggest companies, associations and corporates…

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Plant-based Meat – The Food Trend We Need in 2020

In the last couple of years, there has been a spurt in the growth of consumers switching to plant-based meats, for various medical reasons, including increasing sustainability consciousness and a general urge to live healthier. As a result, the plant-based meat market has started to come on its own. Currently valued at USD 12.1 billion,…

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The Global Sugar Problem and How Food Brands Are Dealing With It

As per data by Statista, the global sugar consumption during 2018 - 2019 amounted to 170 million metric tonnes. With the improving trade relations between countries coupled with technology advancement, sugar is more widely available than ever more. By 2020, its already alarming consumption is expected to further increase to 175 million metric tonnes. Not…

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Gen Z Consumer Activism

Over the past couple of years, the Generation Z has systematically been typecast as lazy, inconsistent, narcissistic and entitled. They are also pulled up for their dependence on technology, mostly by their predecessors who are both intrigued and baffled by technology and its role in the young generation’s life. This couldn’t be far from the truth…

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Customer-centric Innovation: The Key to Brands’ Success

As stated by Paul Polman, ex-CEO, Unilever, “Marketing and innovation have and will continue to be two of the strongest drivers of margin and revenue growth. The concept of customer value is central to both of them”. It will be apt to state that co-creation  is getting equally central to customer value creation. Co-creation is the phenomenon…

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What Attracts Gen Z to Brands

There’s nothing that hasn’t already been said about Gen Z that could make for a worthy introduction here. Having grown up in a very different environment from its predecessor, Gen Z holds itself distinct from all its previous generations, both in its choice of career as well as brands. A majority of Gen Zers have an…

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The Healthy Nutrition Trend in China

Healthy living is rapidly shaping up to be one of the top priorities for the urban Chinese consumer. This desire for a healthier lifestyle comes as a promising move at a time when China boasts of one of the highest obesity levels worldwide, as well as rate of related diseases such as diabetes. The Chinese Beverage Industry recently…

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The Future of the Feminine Hygiene Product Market

  Feminine hygiene products have long been regarded as something of a taboo, often brushed under the carpet or discussed in hushed tones, almost as if the female body and its workings are something to be ashamed of. Well, enter Female Empowerment. From the days when sanitary napkin advertisements featured women in pristine white pants to today…

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Branding lessons to learn from LEGO

As LEGO celebrates its 60thanniversary this year, it is intriguing to note that this much loved brand went almost bankrupt in the early 2000s. Yes, that’s right – about 15 years back, it was pretty much in pieces. However, with 7 LEGO sets being sold every second, today LEGO is considered to be one of the most…

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